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Michigan COLD libraries (Council of Library Directors) Public Service group to hold workshop

Michigan COLD libraries (Council of Library Directors) Public Service group to hold workshop on new approaches to recruiting, training, and evaluating library student employees Kristin Meyer (User Experience Manager), Jen Torreano (Evening Operations and User Services Manager) and Brian Merry (Head of Operations and User Services) from Grand Valley State University will lead a workshop …Read more »

Turning outward

To say that the 2013 Michigan Library Association Directors Summit was a transformative event in my life would be hyperbole. But it would not be too much to say that my notion of how best to lead a nonprofit organization was forever altered. I learned that our usual way of designing the services we offer …Read more »

March MCLS Training Opportunities

Register today for the following workshops hosted by MCLS in March: March 6 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 1 (online) March 11 MeL Databases for Young Adults Part 2 (online) March 18 ArticleReach: An Introduction (online) (FULL – waiting list available) March 19-21 Copy Cataloging of Videos & DVDs Using RDA (online) March 20 …Read more »

Regional Viewing Party Locations for April 10 Library Security Program Announced

We listened to your feedback at our community conversations and are testing out the idea of regional viewing parties for the Securing Your Library in Troubling Times program to be held on April 10, 2014. If you are interested in traveling to a viewing party close to you for networking with other librarians, check out …Read more »

Doody’s Review Service

You can’t afford to spend money on non-essential books. Doody’s Review Service makes it easy to identify the best books for your library. For more information, visit our Doody’s Review Service page.

Introduce students to EasyBib

Let EasyBib take students through the steps of research, citations and bibliography, note taking, compilation and organizing, dynamic outlining, and writing the paper with citations. For more information, visit our EasyBib page.

New Workshop Showcase – Creating Makerspaces in Your Library

Learn what goes into programs such as Bike Tech, 3D Printing, Raspberry Pi Programming, Arduino Robotics, and much, much more. No makerspace experience necessary, all are welcome! Get on the fast track to making in your library! This class will be online for two – two hour sessions over two non-consecutive days (February 24 and …Read more »

Cypress Resume — Resumes Made Easy

Looking for a good program to help your patrons write resumes? MCLS would like to offer you a group purchase discount to Cypress Resume. Discounts up to 50% off will be awarded for a group of 10 or more libraries. Free 30-day trial available. Contact for a trial password and quote.


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Fiscal Year 2013 Annual report published

Our fiscal year 2013 annual report is now available. See a snapshot our membership, learn about our recent projects, and see a glimpse of where we will be heading in 2014 and beyond.